SOLMAR HOTELS & RESORTS PREPARES TO WELCOME ANGLERS FOR ANNUAL LOS CABOS BILLFISH TOURNAMENT

Los Cabos, Mexico (September 30, 2013) Considered the destination of choice among devoted sport fishing enthusiasts, Los Cabos provides some of the world’s finest fishing conditions year-round. Cabo San Lucas-based Solmar Hotels & Resorts takes special pride in this recognition as it offers the largest sport fishing fleet in the region and is acting as the official hotel sponsor for the 13th consecutive year for the renowned Los Cabos Billfish Tournament, taking place October 15-19.

Solmar’s very own Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa will serve as the host hotel for all participants of the tournament, offering special hotel packages and promotions for guests who are planning a stay during the tournament dates.

“We are honored to be a part of the Los Cabos Billfish Tournament as a sponsor and host for the past 13 years,” said Ricardo Orozco, Managing Director of Solmar Hotels & Resorts. “Sport fishing is part of Solmar’s person history and was an important part of the vision behind the brand according to our founder, the late Don Luis Bulnes. We by tribute to him by continuing this tradition every year and solidifying our position in the destination’s sport fishing culture.”

The Los Cabos Billfish Tournament is one of the world’s most sought-after sport fishing events where teams can compete for an estimated total of $750,000 in cash and prizes. The tournament will commence with a kickoff party on Tuesday, October 15, taking place in the Main Ballroom of Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa. Finally, to celebrate the conclusion of another successful tournament, Playa Grande will also be hosting a surf-and-turf dinner gala at the resort’s beachside terrace for all participants and guests on Saturday, October 19.

The tournament strictly enforces a CPR Rule – catch, photograph and release, which aims to maintain the Baja California Sur’s excellent conditions for years to come. For more information on the tournament, please visit the official Los Cabos Billfish Tournament website. For more information on special hotel accommodations, tournament rates or general information, please visit Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa’s official website.

Located on Baja California’s most exclusive and private beach, Solmar Hotels & Resorts offers guests privacy while still being able to enjoy the excitement of downtown Cabo San Lucas. The collection of five all-suite resorts offers guests the highest quality of service and hospitality. In the past year, two Solmar properties - Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa and The Ridge at Playa Grande Luxury Villas - were awarded the prestigious Four Diamond rating by AAA. Additionally, TripAdvisor recognized Solmar All-Inclusive Resort & Beach Club and Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa for receiving high ratings and guest reviews on this popular travel site. Additionally, Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa was recently rated among the "Top 15 Hotels in Baja California" by Condé Nast Traveler's 2013 Readers' Choice Awards along with Grand Solmar Land's End Resort & Spa, which was also included as one of the "World's Best Hotels" for the second year in a row. For more information about Solmar Hotels & Resorts, visit www.solmar.com, follow us on Twitter @SolmarResorts, Instagram and Pinterest and visit our Facebook page.